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Gordon Southern1

#3676, b. 16 July 1926, d. 2007
Last Edited=9 Feb 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Gordon Southern was born on 16 July 1926 in Durham, England.2,3 He was the son of Cornelius Southern and Ethel Greathead. Gordon died in 2007 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.1,4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4233] Emails between Walter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1926/Q3 Durham Volume 10a Page 742.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2007 Middlesborough District3481C Reg 1C003 Ent 71 DOR 1007.

Stanley Southern1

#3677, b. 1941
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Stanley Southern was born in 1941 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Cornelius Southern and Ethel Greathead.

Sources of Information

  1. [S4233] Emails between Walter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 1202.

William Greathead1

#3678, b. about 1705, d. September 1744
Last Edited=27 Jan 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     William Greathead was born about 1705 sometime in 1710's.1,2 William was posted to Lynn Collection during his Excise Service on 8 September 1731 having been made a Supernumerary (benig placed on the Excise strength presumably after being trained) on 3 May 1871.3 He married Ann Johnson in All Saints, Swaffham, Necton, Norfolk, England, William was described in the Excise Minute books on Wednesday 5 September 1733 that he was an officer of Watton Division, Lynn Collection who has "lately marryed the sister of a Common brewer". He was being moved to Luckham Division.1,4,5,6,7,8 William was moved on 28 June 1740 to the Dereham Collection within the Excise service.9 William died in September 1744 in Mattishall, Norfolk, England, he had been an Excise Officer in Dereham, Lynn Collection. His grandson Thomas followed in his footsteps into the Excise Service.10 William was buried on 28 September 1744 in All Saints, Mattishall, Norfolk, England.11

Children of William Greathead and Ann Johnson

Sources of Information

  1. [S9057] Emails between Judith Lancefield and Jan Cooper from 24 March 2003.
  2. [S9066] Emails between Sean Greathead and Jan Cooper 27 March 2007.
  3. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) CUST47 - 144 page 157 and CUST47 - 146 page 17 Excise minute books.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - LDS Microfilm # 1471680 - Swaffham District Necton Marriage Registers.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search - PG Page 8135.
  6. [S40000] Website Free Reg.org.uk.
  7. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) CUST47 - 153 Page 56 Excise minute books.
  8. [S40000] Website Find my past Norfolk marriages.
  9. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) CUST47 - 178 page 96 Excise minute books.
  10. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) CUST47 - 183 Page 137 and 138 Excise minute books.
  11. [S40000] Website Find my past - Parish Records Collection - burial.
  12. [S40000] Website FreeReg.org.uk.

William Wilberforce Harris Greathed CB1

#3679, b. 21 December 1826, d. 29 December 1878
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Edward Greathed
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
William Wilberforce Harris Greathed
     William Wilberforce Harris Greathed CB was born on 21 December 1826 in Paris, France, as a British Subject.1,2,3 He was the son of Edward Harris and Mary Elizabeth Glyn. William was the youngest of five sons.1 He was baptised on 6 February 1827 in British Embassy Chapel, Paris, France, The ceremony was performed by H Y Henxman.4,5,6 William entered Addiscombe Military College in February 1843, and received a commission as second-lieutenant in the Bengal Engineers on 9 December 1844. In 1846 he went to India, attached to the sappers and miners at Meerut, in 1847 he was appointed to the irrigation department. In the second Sikh War 1848, he joined the field force before Mooltan, taking part in the seige, he was the first officer through the breech. He then joined Lord Gough, being present at the Battle of Guyerat on 21 February 1849. William served with the Army of the Punjab, 1848-9, in the capacity of the Assistant Field Engineer. He was present at the first and second sieges of Mooltan, capture of Chenoit, battle of Goozerat (medal and two clasps); mentioned in the despatch of Major-General Whish, Commanding 1st Infantry Division Army of the Punjab dated 22 February 1849. After he resumed his work at the irrigation department taking a furlough in 1852 for two years in England. On his return he was Executive Engineer at Barrackpore. In 1855 he was Consulting Engineer to the East Indian Railway. He was there when the mutiny broke out at Meerut, followed by the seizure of Delhi in May 1857. John Russell Colvin, Lieutenant Governor of the North West Provinces, attached him to his staff at Agra, employing him to carry despatches to Meerut. He was appointed to the staff of Sir H Barnard at Jumna where he took part in the action at Badlee-ka-Aera, on 8 June, being in charge of the left attack.

He served in the Mutiny Campaign of 1857-8, on special duty under the orders of His Honor the Lieutenant- Governor, North Western Provinces. On the 14 and 15 May 1857, he opened communication between Allyghur and Meerut, which had been closed since the 10 May. He raised and commanded the Agra Volunteer Horse, which recovered and held the station and district of Allyghur - Carried despatches from His Excellency the Governor -General to Sir Henry Barnard, Commanding the Delhi Field Force; travelling alone on 3 to 5 June 1857 from Agra to Aleepore on the road from Umballa to Delhi.

He was present at the action of Badli-ki-Serai, 8 June 1857; serving as Aide-de-Camp to the General commanding; served as directing Engineer of the left attack and Extra Aide-de-Camp to the successive Commanders throughout the siege of Delhi. Reconnoitred water bastion breech on the night of 20 September, and conducted water bastion storming party in the assault of 21 September until disabled. He was severely wounded through the arm and lower part of the chest

He was brought to the notice of the Commander-in-Chief in despatches of Colonel Baird Smith, Chief Engineer, dated 17 September 1857; mentioned in General Orders of Major-General Reed, dated 17 July 1857. He was also mentioned in the minute of His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Canning published in the London Gazette of 16 March 1860. He received, whilst a subaltern, the Civil Order of the Bath. He served in the capacity of Field Engineer with Colonel Seaton's column in December 1857. He was present at the actions of Gungeree, Putialee and Mynpoorie. He was mentioned in despatches of Colonel Seaton, C.B., dated 15 and 18 December 1857. He served as Directing Engineer during the capture of Lucknow in March 1858 and was mentioned Colonel Harnes' report, 19 March 1859. He was brought to the notice of the Commander-in-Chief in Brigadier Napier's report dated 21 March 1859, and in Sir J Outram's report published in the North Western Provinces gazette of 5 April 1859 (Medal and two clasps and Brevet-Major)

He served in the China campaign of 1860 as extra Aide-de-camp to Major-General Sir Robert Napier, Commanding the 2nd Division and was slightly wounded. It seems likely that his youngest son was named after Sir Robert. He was present at the Battle of Sinho, capture of Taku Fort and the capture of Pekin. He was brought to the notice of the Commander-in-Chief in Sir Robert Napier's despatch of 24 August 1860.

He was a Lieutenant Colonel from 1 July 1867 to 7 July 1868 working for the Royal (late Bengal) Engineers in the Department of public works. He was promoted to the rank of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel for service in the China Campaign (Medal and two clasps). He was Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government, North Western Provinces, Irrigation Branch from 13 April 1874.

In brief he was: 2nd Lieutenant, 9 December 1844; 1st Lieutenant, 14 May 1852; Captain, 27 August 1858; Major (Brevet), 28 August 1858; Lieutenant-Colonel (Brevet), 15 February 1861; Lieutenant-Colonel, 1 July 1867; Colonel (Brevet), 7 July 1868.7,8,9 His brother Robert died on 17 August 1851 aged 27.10,11 William applied for a passport on 18 November 1853. The number when issued was 8912.12 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 10 Union Street, Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, England, he was listed as the lodger of Henry Buckingham and his family.13 He married Alice Clive, daughter of Rev Archer Clive and Caroline Wigley, on 22 October 1863 in Wormbridge, Herefordshire, England, William was a Major General in the Army. Their marriage was reported in The Leeds Mercury of Tuesday 27 October 1863.14,15 William's brother Robert died in 1851 but did not receive probate until 10 December 1864.10 He died on 29 December 1878 in 30 Upper Grosvenor Street, St George Hanover Square, London, England, aged 52 He was formerly of 17 Eaton Place, South Eaton Square, Middlesex and afterwards of Allahabad in the North West Province of India and late Lady Cross Lodge, Brockenhurst, Hampshire.1,10,16,2 William was buried on 4 January 1879 in Hampreston, Dorset, England, His wife Alice was buried with him in 1915.17,18 The will of William was proved on 25 January 1879 at the Principal Register to Alice his widow and Sir Edward Harris of Uddens, Dorset and Charles Meysey Bolton Clive of Whitfield, Herefordshire, who was Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Hereford and the general executor. His personal effects were valued at £16,000.19 There is a monument to William in Hampreston Church.3

Children of William Wilberforce Harris Greathed CB and Alice Clive

Sources of Information

  1. [S1789] Letters between Joyce Mirfin née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 March 1996.
  2. [S141] E-mails between Susan Watkins and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006.
  3. [S316] Emails between Alan Miller and Jan Cooper from 4 December 2010.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Item 1 Bishop's transcripts, 1816-1845 Church of England in France. British Embassy Chapel (Paris) Film 0576996.
  5. [S40029] The Genealogist websiteRegister of Births and Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1816 to 1844 RG33 Piece 62 Folio 33.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK, Foreign and Overseas Registers of British Subjects, 1627-1965.
  7. [S40046] British LibraryGGO 348/1876.
  8. [S147] E-mails between Nick Deacon and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006.
  9. [S40000] Website Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  11. [S40045] Newspapers 7 October 1851 - The Morning Chronicle.
  12. [S40017] Www.findmypast.com - Passport application.
  13. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 46 Folio 55 Page 44.
  14. [S40045] Newspapers The Leeds Mercury of Tuesday 27 October 1863.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1863/Q4 Hereford Volume 6a page 1007.
  16. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1879/Q1 St Geo H Sq Volume 1a Page 289 age 52.
  17. [S40000] Website Herefordshire Monumental Inscriptions Index CD WRM/(11).
  18. [S7] Ancestry.com - Dorset Parish records.
  19. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office LDS film 1851003.
  20. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Alice Clive

#3680, b. 22 December 1843, d. 27 December 1915
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
     Alice Clive was born on 22 December 1843 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, Alice was the only daughter.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Rev Archer Clive and Caroline Wigley. She married William Wilberforce Harris Greathed CB, son of Edward Harris and Mary Elizabeth Glyn, on 22 October 1863 in Wormbridge, Herefordshire, England, William was a Major General in the Army. Their marriage was reported in The Leeds Mercury of Tuesday 27 October 1863.4,5 Her husband William died on 29 December 1878 in 30 Upper Grosvenor Street, St George Hanover Square, London, England, aged 52 He was formerly of 17 Eaton Place, South Eaton Square, Middlesex and afterwards of Allahabad in the North West Province of India and late Lady Cross Lodge, Brockenhurst, Hampshire.6,7,8,2 Alice and her son Edward received probate on 25 January 1879 on her husbands estate.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 110 High Street, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire, England, she was listed as a boarder Alice was a boarder and annuitant, her daughter who was a scholar was also boarding at this address.9 Alice was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in Whitfield House, Treville, Herefordshire, England, Alice was a widow living by her own means. The household consisted of many nieces and nephews together with her daughter and grandaughter.10 Alice was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Yeaton Lodge, Bomere Heath, Ellesmere, Shropshire, England, Alice was living by private means in a ninteen roomed home. Her niece Marjory Katherine Clive also of privae means lived in the household together with four servants. Frances Burgess was a visitor.11 Alice died on 27 December 1915 in 35 Burton Court, Chelsea, London, England, aged 72.7,12,13 Alice was buried on 31 December 1915 in Hampreston, Dorset, England, probably in the same grave as her husband.14,15 Alice did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 24 February 1917 in London to Edward Archer Esq. Her effects were valued at £3827 14s 1d.7 There is a monument to Alice in Hampreston Church.16

Children of Alice Clive and William Wilberforce Harris Greathed CB

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S141] E-mails between Susan Watkins and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006.
  3. [S147] E-mails between Nick Deacon and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006 1952 Burke Great Britain Oldfield.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers The Leeds Mercury of Tuesday 27 October 1863.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1863/Q4 Hereford Volume 6a page 1007.
  6. [S1789] Letters between Joyce Mirfin née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 March 1996.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1879/Q1 St Geo H Sq Volume 1a Page 289 age 52.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1458 Folio 66 Page 10 Film 1341353.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2065 Folio 90 Page 6.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 16195 RG78 Piece 1002 Registration district 351 Sub district 4 Enumeration district 5 schedule number 34.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 Chelsea Volume 1a Page 559.
  13. [S147] E-mails between Nick Deacon and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006 1952 Burke Great Britain Oldfield states date of death 29 December.
  14. [S40000] Website Herefordshire Monumental Inscriptions Index CD WRM/(11).
  15. [S7] Ancestry.com - Dorset Parish records.
  16. [S316] Emails between Alan Miller and Jan Cooper from 4 December 2010.

Rev Archer Clive

#3681, b. about 1800
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Rev Archer Clive was born about 1800 in Marylebone, London, England. Archer married Caroline Wigley. Accidents in 1860 and 1863 left Caroline permanently confined to a wheelchair. She suffered a stroke in 1865.1 Archer was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Whitfield, Treville, Herefordshire, England.2 His wife Caroline died on 14 July 1873 from injuries received two days before when her dress caught fire in her library at Whitfield. She had been a fine novelist and poet.1

Child of Rev Archer Clive and Caroline Wigley

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.oxforddnb.com.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 2702 folio 108 page 6.

Robert Greathead1,2

#3683, b. about 1803, d. 1873
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 4 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 1 time removed of George Greathead
4th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Robert Greathead was born about 1803 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.3 He was the son of John Greathead and Jane Fishburn. He was baptised on 8 December 1808 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, Robert's father was listed as a husbandman.1,4 He married Elizabeth Moore, daughter of George Moore, on 27 November 1837 in The Independent Chapel - Congregational, Staindrop, Teesdale, Durham, England, The marriage was witnessed by George Moore and George Greathead. Robert was a farmers servant, in Melsonby and he signed the certificate with an X. Elizabeth was a dressmaker in Staindrop.2,5,6 Robert was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Church Street, Kelloe, Durham, England, Robert was an agricultural labourer.7,8 His wife Elizabeth died on 1848 in Auckland, Durham, England.9 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 2 Daisy Hill, Chester le Street, Durham, England, he was listed as the father of Sarah Jane Taylor Robert was a labourer and was listed as a widower.10 Robert died in 1873 in Durham, England.6,1,11 Robert was buried on 1 January 1874 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.12

Children of Robert Greathead and Elizabeth Moore

Sources of Information

  1. [S3940] Emails between Debbie Campbell and Jan Cooper from 3 August 2002.
  2. [S3955] Letters between Nina Gibson née May and Jan Cooper from 2 May 2003.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S5984] Emails between Kathleen Lopez and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2001 Bishop Transcripts of Hipswell 1680 - 1900 Film # 0207541.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1837/Q4 Teesdale Volume 24 Page 279.
  6. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  7. [S40024] Www.durhamrecordsonline.com/search.php.
  8. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 313/12 Folio 5 Page 5.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1848/Q3 Auckland Volume 24 Page 3.
  10. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4989 Folio 76 Page 26.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1874/Q1 Durham Volume 10a Page 261.
  12. [S356] E-mail and spreadsheet from Anne Wilkinson Guild member in Australia.

Thomas Greathead1,2

#3684, b. 1898, d. 1898
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born in 1898 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.3 Thomas died in 1898 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.4,5 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Adamson.

Sources of Information

  1. [S9404] Emails between Roy and Nell Simmons and Jan Cooper from 13 September 2001.
  2. [S3940] Emails between Debbie Campbell and Jan Cooper from 3 August 2002.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1898/Q2 Stockton Volume 10c Page 76.
  4. [S4186] Letters between Deirdre Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1898/Q2 Stockton Volume 10c Page 38.

Isabella Atkinson1

#3685, b. November 1867, d. about 1901
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Isabella Greathead née Atkinson
     Isabella Atkinson was born in November 1867 in Framwellgate Moor, Durham, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Thomas Atkinson and Isabella Adamson. She married William Henry Greathead, son of John George Greathead and Margaret Anne Moore, on 27 November 1886 in Register Office, Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by George Moore (grandfather) and Elizabeth Greathead (grandmother)
William was a coal miner in the colliery.4,3,1 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Street, Ferryhill, Sedgefield, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of William Henry Greathead.5 Isabella and her children Florence, Thompson and Sarah left Liverpool on 6 December 1893 on board SS Ohio bound for Philadelphia, USA with 126 passengers. The Master was W J Broggs. William her husband and father to the children had travelled out earlier on the same ship earlier in the year.6 Isabella took her children Thomason, Sarah and Mary on the ship Ohio. The ship sailed from Liverpool arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 20 December 1893. They went to join their father William who had travelled out in June earlier that year.7 In the census of 1 June 1900 in Browns Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, she was listed as the wife of William Henry Greathead.8 Isabella died about 1901 in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.3

Children of Isabella Atkinson and William Henry Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S9404] Emails between Roy and Nell Simmons and Jan Cooper from 13 September 2001.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S3940] Emails between Debbie Campbell and Jan Cooper from 3 August 2002.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1886/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 262.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4056 Page 17.
  6. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com- passenger lists.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Philadelphia Passenger Lists 1883-1945 Record T840 Roll 20.
  8. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 T623 Roll 1763 Page 10a Enumeration District 69.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q2 Durham Volume 10a Page 441.

Margaret Sue Greathead1

#3686, b. 1892
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Margaret Sue Greathead was born in 1892 in England Believe may be Margaret b 1892 Q1 Byers Green.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Greathead and Isabella Atkinson.

Sources of Information

  1. [S9404] Emails between Roy and Nell Simmons and Jan Cooper from 13 September 2001.

Thomason Greathead1

#3687, b. 29 March 1889, d. 3 September 1967
Last Edited=25 Mar 2017
Relationships
6th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
Thomason Greathead
     Thomason Greathead was born on 29 March 1889 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of William Henry Greathead and Isabella Atkinson. In the census of 5 April 1891 in Street, Ferryhill, Sedgefield, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Henry Greathead.6 Isabella and her children Florence, Thompson and Sarah left Liverpool on 6 December 1893 on board SS Ohio bound for Philadelphia, USA with 126 passengers. The Master was W J Broggs. William her husband and father to the children had travelled out earlier on the same ship earlier in the year.7 Isabella took her children Thomason, Sarah and Mary on the ship Ohio. The ship sailed from Liverpool arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 20 December 1893. They went to join their father William who had travelled out in June earlier that year.8 In the census of 1 June 1900 in Browns Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, he was listed as the son of William Henry Greathead.9 He married Mary Sue Simmons, daughter of Andy Simmons and Flora Lawson, on 17 November 1910 in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, at her parents home after a licence had been issued.4,10 On 6 May 1917 on his WW1 registration card he was descibed as a bricklayer, Caucasion. Strangely he has the wrong place of birth, the card states it to be Ohio, USA. My guess is this was a mistake by the writer of the card as he also has his surname mis-spelt, although he signs it correctly. He states he is employed by is father on what looks like Alm Stud, West Virginia and is described as married. It also states he had spent four months serving in 10th 2nd West Virginia Infantry. He is also described as being of slender build, with brown eyes, light coloured hair and he states he had previously broken his left foot in the ankle.11 He married Victoria Tori Day, daughter of Samuel Lester Day and Jane Belcher, on 10 June 1917 in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, after a licence was taken out on 7 June 1917. Thomas and Victoria are both recorded as single.1,12,13 Thomason was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 January 1920 in South Side, McDowell Street, Kimball, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, Thomas was a car repairer on the railroad and was living with his wife and son.14 Thomason was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in Browns Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, Thomason was a carpenter in the coal m ine living with his wife and children.15 Thomas gave his address with Victoria as Big Four, McDowell, West Virginia in 1942.16 Thomas was described on his WW2 registration card dated 27 April 1942 as being five foot two inches tall and weighing 135 pounds. He was white, with grey eyes, brown hair and of light complexion. He was working for Lake Superior Coal Company, McDowell.16 His Social Security Number was 236-07-3207 in 1951 in Kimbelll, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA.3 Thomason died on 3 September 1967 in Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, aged 78 from acute coronary thrombosis.1,12,3,17,4,18 Thomas was buried in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, Mercer, West Virginia, USA, Victoria and Thomas are buried under the same gravestone. Victoria was buried on 8 September 1967.13

Child of Thomason Greathead and Mary Sue Simmons

Children of Thomason Greathead and Victoria Tori Day

Sources of Information

  1. [S9404] Emails between Roy and Nell Simmons and Jan Cooper from 13 September 2001.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q2 Auckland Volume 10A Page 207.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  4. [S40000] Website http://sortedbyname.com
  5. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4056 Page 17.
  7. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com- passenger lists.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Philadelphia Passenger Lists 1883-1945 Record T840 Roll 20.
  9. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 T623 Roll 1763 Page 10a Enumeration District 69.
  10. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - WW1 registration card.
  12. [S3940] Emails between Debbie Campbell and Jan Cooper from 3 August 2002.
  13. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  14. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 1959 Page 2a District 54 Page 880.
  15. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-4422 Page 3a Enumeration District 24-41.
  16. [S7] Ancestry.com - WW2 Registration card Roll 2283498.
  17. [S40047] US Social Security Death Index 78 years, 5 months.
  18. [S40000] Website Find a grave - death certificate.

Florence Mae Greathead1,2

#3688, b. 10 April 1893, d. 18 February 1975
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
Florence Mae May née Greathead
     Florence Mae Greathead was born on 10 April 1893 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.3,1,4,5 She was the daughter of William Henry Greathead and Isabella Atkinson. She was baptised on 4 October 1893. Isabella and her children Florence, Thompson and Sarah left Liverpool on 6 December 1893 on board SS Ohio bound for Philadelphia, USA with 126 passengers. The Master was W J Broggs. William her husband and father to the children had travelled out earlier on the same ship earlier in the year.6 Isabella took her children Thomason, Sarah and Mary on the ship Ohio. The ship sailed from Liverpool arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 20 December 1893. They went to join their father William who had travelled out in June earlier that year.7 In the census of 1 June 1900 in Browns Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, she was listed as the daughter of William Henry Greathead.8 She married Charles Clyde May, son of Nathaniel Avery May and Cynthia Caroline Adkins Dickson, on 19 September 1910 in Kimball, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA.3 In the census of 5 January 1920 in Browns Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, she was listed as the wife of Charles Clyde May.9 In the census of 2 April 1930 in Browns Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, she was listed as the wife of Charles Clyde May.10 Florence was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in Big Creek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, Charlie was living with his wife and seven of their children.11 Her husband Charles died on 2 April 1962 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA, aged 72.3,12 Florence died on 18 February 1975 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA, aged 81.3,5 Florence was buried in Floral Gardens Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.13

Children of Florence Mae Greathead and Charles Clyde May

Sources of Information

  1. [S9404] Emails between Roy and Nell Simmons and Jan Cooper from 13 September 2001.
  2. [S3955] Letters between Nina Gibson née May and Jan Cooper from 2 May 2003.
  3. [S3940] Emails between Debbie Campbell and Jan Cooper from 3 August 2002.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 205 - GRO seem to suggest May.
  5. [S40007] One Great Family web site.
  6. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com- passenger lists.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Philadelphia Passenger Lists 1883-1945 Record T840 Roll 20.
  8. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 T623 Roll 1763 Page 10a Enumeration District 69.
  9. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 - 1960 Page 17A Enumeration District 60 Image 35.
  10. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 2544 Page 25A Enumeration District 15 Image 778.
  11. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-4421 Page 34B Enumeration Diatrict 24-15 and T627-4421 Page 35A Enumeration Diatrict 24-15.
  12. [S40012] Www.carmenj.my100megs.com/PenningtonPage/johanna.htm.
  13. [S111] E-mails between Roger Blankenbeckler and Jan Cooper from 1 May 2005.

Frederick Kind1

#3689, b. 27 June 1832
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Frederick Kind was born on 27 June 1832 in Prussia, Germany.1,2 He married Annie Archer.

Child of Frederick Kind and Annie Archer

Sources of Information

  1. [S3695] Emails between Frederick Greathead and Jan Cooper from 18 April 2004.
  2. [S23] E-mails between Rob McConeghy and Jan Cooper from 7 March 2003.

Annie Archer1,2

#3690, b. 11 May 1833
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Annie Archer was born on 11 May 1833 in England I believe it to be a place called Cochdale.1,2 She married Frederick Kind. In the census of 20 April 1910 in 63 Blossom Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, she was listed as the mother in law of Benjamin Francis Greathead.3

Child of Annie Archer and Frederick Kind

Sources of Information

  1. [S3695] Emails between Frederick Greathead and Jan Cooper from 18 April 2004.
  2. [S23] E-mails between Rob McConeghy and Jan Cooper from 7 March 2003.
  3. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 - 1910 US Census, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, part of Ward 8, Precinct 3, ED 877, dwelling #138, family # 173, sheet 8-A, enumerated April 20, 1910.

Elizabeth Anne Kind1

#3691, b. about 1867
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Elizabeth Anne Kind was born about 1867 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.1,2 She was the daughter of Frederick Kind and Annie Archer. She married Benjamin Francis Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Ellen Holland, on 12 September 1889 in St Anne's, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Benjamin aged 22 was a machinist, Elizabeth aged 23 was an operator.2,3,4 In the census of 9 June 1900 in 42 Maple Drive, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, she was listed as the wife of Benjamin Francis Greathead.5 In the census of 20 April 1910 in 63 Blossom Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, she was listed as the wife of Benjamin Francis Greathead.6 In the census of 5 January 1920 in 27 Penn Avenue, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, she was listed as the wife of Benjamin Francis Greathead.7 In the census of 2 April 1930 in 27 Penn Avenue, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, she was listed as the wife of Benjamin Francis Greathead.8

Children of Elizabeth Anne Kind and Benjamin Francis Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3695] Emails between Frederick Greathead and Jan Cooper from 18 April 2004.
  2. [S23] E-mails between Rob McConeghy and Jan Cooper from 7 March 2003.
  3. [S40000] Website www.ancestry.com - Lowell, Massachusetts Directories 1889 - 90.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915.
  5. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 1900 US Census, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, ED 823, sheet 11-B, enumerated June 9, 1900, image 45 of 248,.
  6. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 - 1910 US Census, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, part of Ward 8, Precinct 3, ED 877, dwelling #138, family # 173, sheet 8-A, enumerated April 20, 1910.
  7. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 712 Page 3A Enumeration District 245 Image 749.
  8. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 922 Page 1A Enumeration District 155 Image 585.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915.

Benjamin Francis Greathead1,2

#3692, b. 28 July 1867, d. 1938
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Benjamin Francis Greathead was born on 28 July 1867 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.1,2,3 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Ellen Holland. In the census of 20 June 1870 in Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA, he was listed as the son of Thomas Greathead.4 In the census of 10 June 1880 in Elliott Street, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, he was listed as the son of Thomas Greathead Benjamin was at school.5,6 He married Elizabeth Anne Kind, daughter of Frederick Kind and Annie Archer, on 12 September 1889 in St Anne's, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Benjamin aged 22 was a machinist, Elizabeth aged 23 was an operator.2,7,8 Benjamin was listed as the head of the family on the census of 9 June 1900 in 42 Maple Drive, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Benjamin was a machinist.9 Benjamin was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 20 April 1910 in 63 Blossom Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Benjamin was a machinist in a tube shop, he was renting his house. He was listed as having eight children, seven of which were living in 1910.10 Benjamin was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 January 1920 in 27 Penn Avenue, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Benjamin was a machinist in the woolen mill.11 Benjamin was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 2 April 1930 in 27 Penn Avenue, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Benjamin was a machinist in the woolen mill, he owned his own home which was valued at $1000.12 His Social Security Number was 310-56-558.3 Benjamin died in 1938 in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.13

Children of Benjamin Francis Greathead and Elizabeth Anne Kind

Sources of Information

  1. [S3695] Emails between Frederick Greathead and Jan Cooper from 18 April 2004.
  2. [S23] E-mails between Rob McConeghy and Jan Cooper from 7 March 2003.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41870] US Census 1870 - 20 June 1870 T593 Roll 845 Page 205 Image 413 - Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  6. [S41880] US Census 1880 - 10 June 1880 Ward Five1880 FHLM 1254546, NA film no T9-0546, Page 123C.
  7. [S40000] Website www.ancestry.com - Lowell, Massachusetts Directories 1889 - 90.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915.
  9. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 1900 US Census, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, ED 823, sheet 11-B, enumerated June 9, 1900, image 45 of 248,.
  10. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 - 1910 US Census, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, part of Ward 8, Precinct 3, ED 877, dwelling #138, family # 173, sheet 8-A, enumerated April 20, 1910.
  11. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 712 Page 3A Enumeration District 245 Image 749.
  12. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 922 Page 1A Enumeration District 155 Image 585.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915.

Frederick Kind Greathead1

#3693, b. 9 April 1907, d. 26 July 1970
Last Edited=4 Feb 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Frederick Kind Greathead was born on 9 April 1907 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Frederick's father was a machinist.1,2,3 He was the son of Benjamin Francis Greathead and Elizabeth Anne Kind. In the census of 20 April 1910 in 63 Blossom Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, he was listed as the son of Benjamin Francis Greathead.4 In the census of 5 January 1920 in 27 Penn Avenue, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, he was listed as the son of Benjamin Francis Greathead Frederick attended school.5 In the census of 2 April 1930 in 27 Penn Avenue, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, he was listed as the son of Benjamin Francis Greathead Frederick was a finisher in the woolen mill.6 He married Thelma Chamberlain about 1930 I understand this was Frederick's first marriage.2,1 Frederick was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in Elm Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, Frederick was a finisher and Thelma a mender in the woolen mills. They were living with their three children.7 His Social Security Number was 012-05-9303 in 1951 in Massachusetts, USA.8 Frederick died on 26 July 1970 in Lowell General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA, aged 63.2,9,10,11

Children of Frederick Kind Greathead and Thelma Chamberlain

Sources of Information

  1. [S3695] Emails between Frederick Greathead and Jan Cooper from 18 April 2004.
  2. [S23] E-mails between Rob McConeghy and Jan Cooper from 7 March 2003.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915.
  4. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 - 1910 US Census, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, part of Ward 8, Precinct 3, ED 877, dwelling #138, family # 173, sheet 8-A, enumerated April 20, 1910.
  5. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 712 Page 3A Enumeration District 245 Image 749.
  6. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 922 Page 1A Enumeration District 155 Image 585.
  7. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-1603 Page 10a Enumeration district 9-76.
  8. [S40000] Website www.familytree legends.com.
  9. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  10. [S40000] Website www.newspaperarchive.com - Lowell Sun Monday 27 July 1970.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003.
  12. [S15694] Emails between Sheryl Lee Greathead Campbell and Jan Cooper from 27 November 2005.

Shirley Greathead1

#3694, b. 1932
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Shirley Greathead was born in 1932 in Massachusetts, USA.2 She was the daughter of Frederick Kind Greathead and Thelma Chamberlain.1 In the census of 1 April 1940 in Elm Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Frederick Kind Greathead.3 She married George Gullage.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.newspaperarchive.com - Lowell Sun Monday 27 July 1970.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-1603 Page 10a Enumeration district 9-76.

Frederick Kind Greathead1

#3695, b. 9 September 1934, d. 1 July 2010
Last Edited=15 Oct 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
Frederick Kind Greathead
     Frederick Kind Greathead was born on 9 September 1934 he was known as Kenny.2,3 He was the son of Frederick Kind Greathead and Thelma Chamberlain. In the census of 1 April 1940 in Elm Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, he was listed as the son of Frederick Kind Greathead.4 He married Sandra I Leighton in October 1959.2 Frederick died on 1 July 2010 in Lahey Clinic, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA, aged 75 He received his early education in the Billerica school system and was a graduate of Howe High School with the Class of 1952. He furthered his education at night while working at Raytheon, earning his Engineering Degree from Lowell Technological Institute in 1973. He continued working at Raytheon in South Lowell, as a Configuration Control Engineer, retiring in 1993. Frederick enlisted in the United States Naval Reserves on January 27, 1953 as a machinery repairman second class. He was honorably discharged on January 26th 1961. "Kenny" was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed hunting throughout New England and fresh water and salt water fishing. He was a crossing guard on Andover Street for the Reilly and Sullivan Schools for 15 years. Fred's life was his family, he was a devoted husband, and a dedicated father, and most of all he was so very proud of his grandchildren. Besides his loving wife, Sandra, he is survived by two sons, Frederick K. Greathead Jr. and his wife, Roxanne of Sharon, NH, and William L. Greathead and his wife Mary Beth of Pepperell; six precious grandchildren, Kenneth Greathead, Brittany Greathead, Christopher Greathead, Brian Greathead, Evan Greathead and Tyler Greathead; one great-granddaughter, Emma Greathead; two sisters, Glenna Nickerson of Raymond, NH, and Sheryl Campbell of Peabody and Warren NH; several nieces and nephews; and his best friend, Archie Diamontopolous. GREATHEAD -- Of Lowell, died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Lahey Clinic, after a lengthy illness, Mr. Frederick K. "Kenny" Greathead, age 75 years. Husband of Sandra I. (Leighton) Greathead.5,3

Children of Frederick Kind Greathead and Sandra I Leighton

  • William L Greathead5
  • Frederick K Greathead5

Sources of Information

  1. [S3695] Emails between Frederick Greathead and Jan Cooper from 18 April 2004.
  2. [S40000] Website http://www.legacy.com/obituaries - Frederick K Greathead.
  3. [S40029] The Genealogist websiteUS Social Security Death Records.
  4. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-1603 Page 10a Enumeration district 9-76.
  5. [S40000] Website http://www.legacy.com/obituaries - Lowell Sun from July 3 to July 4, 2010.

Thomas Greathead

#3696, b. 11 July 1864, d. 30 September 1915
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 2 times removed of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born on 11 July 1864 in Piercebridge, Darlington, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Ralph Greathead and Amelia Hunter. In the census of 3 April 1881 in Barton Grange, Barton, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the servant of George Bradley. He was working as an indoor farm servant.3
He married Elizabeth Wilbert in 1889 in Auckland, Durham, England, Thoms was a mineral grader.4,5 Thomas was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 17 Victoria, Shildon, Durham, England, Thomas was a railway mining guard.6 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, Thomas was a railway mineral train guard.7 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, Thomas was a railway mineral guard living with his wife and children.8 Thomas died on 30 September 1915 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, aged 51.1,9,10 The will of Thomas was proved on 11 July 1916 in Durham to his son Albert Greathead a grocers assistant. His effects were valued at £242.10

Children of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Wilbert

Sources of Information

  1. [S3704] Letters between Laurence Greathead and Jan Cooper from 1 May 2003.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1864/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 87.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4890 folio 13 page 20 FHL film 1342176.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 357.
  5. [S1696] Letters between J A A Greathead and Jan Cooper from 23 September 1996.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4071 page 10.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4647 Folio 79 Page 1.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29746 RG78 Piece 1721 Registration District 547 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 44 Schedule Number 114.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 246.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Elizabeth Wilbert1

#3697, b. about 1869, d. 28 December 1920
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Wilbert was born about 1869 in Heighington, Darlington, Durham, England.2 She married Thomas Greathead, son of Ralph Greathead and Amelia Hunter, in 1889 in Auckland, Durham, England, Thoms was a mineral grader.3,4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 17 Victoria, Shildon, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.7 Elizabeth died on 28 December 1920 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England.1,8,9 The will of Elizabeth was proved on 2 May 1921 in Durham to her sons Albert Greathead # 1736 a journeyman grocer and Frederick Greathead # 3698 a railway clerk. her effects were valued at £321 2s 4d.9

Children of Elizabeth Wilbert and Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3704] Letters between Laurence Greathead and Jan Cooper from 1 May 2003.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 357.
  4. [S1696] Letters between J A A Greathead and Jan Cooper from 23 September 1996.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4071 page 10.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4647 Folio 79 Page 1.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29746 RG78 Piece 1721 Registration District 547 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 44 Schedule Number 114.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 239.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Frederick Greathead1

#3698, b. 14 December 1893, d. 17 February 1989
Last Edited=11 Sep 2017
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Frederick Greathead was born on 14 December 1893 in Shildon, Durham, England.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Wilbert. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Greathead.5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 3 Hackworth Street, New Shildon, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Greathead Frederick was a railway clerk| |Edna was at school.6 Frederick gave his address on the absent voters list as 3 Hackworth Street in Chester-le-Street Division.7 Elizabeth Greathead died on 28 December 1920. Her sons Albert, a journeyman grocer and Frederick a railway clerk received probate on 2 May 1921.8 He married Sybil Maud Ranson in 1922 in Darlington, Durham, England, Sybil was Frederick's first wife.1,9 He was Frederick was a clerk with British Railways at Shildon, he was transferred to Middlesborough in 1927 by LNER. He saw active service in France. His wife Sybil died on 1936 in Darlington, Durham, England.10 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Frederick was listed as living at 91 Thornfield Road, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England and his two children Laurence and Audrey. Frederick was a railway clerk.4 He married Margaret Ellen Robinson in 1941 in Darlington, Durham, England, Margaret was Frederick's second wife.1,11 His wife Margaret died on 12 May 1972 in 91 Thornfield Road, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 77.1,12,8 Frederick died on 17 February 1989 in Robert Huggins House, 2 Swanston Close, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 95.1,13,14 The will of Frederick was proved on 17 February 1989 in Newcastle upon Tyne. His effects were described at not exceeding £70,000.14

Children of Frederick Greathead and Sybil Maud Ranson

Sources of Information

  1. [S3704] Letters between Laurence Greathead and Jan Cooper from 1 May 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1984/Q1 Auckland Volume 10a Page 188.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3234J/008.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4647 Folio 79 Page 1.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29746 RG78 Piece 1721 Registration District 547 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 44 Schedule Number 114.
  7. [S40000] Website Find my past - Absent voters list.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 41.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 44.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q4 Darlington Volume 10a Page 16.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q2 Teeside Volume 1b Page 1816.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 1989 C Cleveland 3 - 2393 - 289.
  14. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8981200733Z.

Sybil Maud Ranson1

#3699, b. 1887, d. 1936
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Sybil Maud Ranson was born in 1887.2 She married Frederick Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Wilbert, in 1922 in Darlington, Durham, England, Sybil was Frederick's first wife.1,3 Sybil died in 1936 in Darlington, Durham, England.4 Sybil was buried on 28 May 1936.1

Children of Sybil Maud Ranson and Frederick Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3704] Letters between Laurence Greathead and Jan Cooper from 1 May 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 41.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 44.

Margaret Ellen Robinson1

#3700, b. 16 January 1895, d. 12 May 1972
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Margaret Ellen Robinson was born on 16 January 1895.2,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Margaret was listed as living at 52 Redworth Road, Shildon, Durham, England Margaret was a spirella corsetiere living with her sister Elizabeth and a widower commercial traveller.4 She married Frederick Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Wilbert, in 1941 in Darlington, Durham, England, Margaret was Frederick's second wife.1,5 Margaret died on 12 May 1972 in 91 Thornfield Road, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 77.1,6,7 The will of Margaret was proved on 20 June 1972 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Her effects were valued at £544.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S3704] Letters between Laurence Greathead and Jan Cooper from 1 May 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2801f/020.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2801F/020/28.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q4 Darlington Volume 10a Page 16.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q2 Teeside Volume 1b Page 1816.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.